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Honda OK to reject store acquisition by poor-performing dealership, court rules

For the third time, a Honda dealership with one of the lowest retail sales effectiveness scores in Ohio has lost a bid to require American Honda Motor Co. to approve its acquisition of another store......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMay 13th, 2024

Decoding apples: Nitrogen"s role in shaping fruit sugar content

Apple quality and yield are significantly affected by nitrogen levels in the soil, which influence various biochemical processes. Insufficient nitrogen can result in poor fruit quality, while excessive nitrogen leads to environmental pollution. Under.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

PFAS "forever" chemical laws need an overhaul—recent court rulings highlight the loopholes

As awareness of toxic, synthetic chemical pollution from per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) increases, more legal settlements in billion dollar amounts are being made between chemical companies and public water suppliers, both in the US and E.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 44 min. ago

Major dealership groups redefine business as usual as CDK"s DMS outage reaches 7th day; concern rises for U.S. sales

The CDK disruption adds to general hesitancy to buy big-ticket items like vehicles because consumers now may believe it would be inconvenient to try, a Cox Automotive economist said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 12 min. ago

Major dealership groups redefine business as usual as CDK"s DMS outage reaches 7th day

Auto retailers grapple with slowdowns but pursue business as usual with workarounds in place. CDK Global has contracts with five of the six top public dealership groups:.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 44 min. ago

CDK Global cyberattack has AutoCanada using "manual and alternative processes"

Canada’s only publicly traded dealership group is among the thousands of other auto retailers across North America grappling with the shutdown of its dealership management system (DMS) following the CDK Global cyberattacks on June 19. .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 44 min. ago

Major dealer groups redefine business as usual as CDK"s DMS outage reaches 7th day

Auto retailers grapple with slowdowns but pursue business as usual with workarounds in place. CDK Global has contracts with five of the six top public dealership groups:.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 44 min. ago

Harvesting microbes for growth: A soybean success story in acidic soils

Acidic soils, characterized by low pH and poor phosphorus availability, pose significant challenges to leguminous plant growth and productivity. Traditional methods to improve soil phosphorus involve chemical fertilization, which can have environment.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 12 min. ago

OpenAI’s recent acquisition could change PCs forever

OpenAI has acquired a startup called Multi that could drastically shift the capabilities of its AI systems......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 12 min. ago

EU App Store changes for iPad now available to test with second iPadOS 18 beta

Back in April, we learned that the EU would force Apple to bring the same App Store changes to iPad that previously arrived for iPhone. Those include app sideloading, alternative app payment, alternative browser engine support, and more. Now the seco.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

First alternative app store support for iPad is in the second iPadOS 18 beta

Apple will be allowing third-party app marketplaces on the iPad in the European Union in iPadOS 18, with beta testers getting a chance to look at the feature in iPadOS 18 beta 2.The EU is treating the iPad as a gatekeeper platform under its Digital M.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Ineos Automotive plans bigger dealer footprint in U.S.

Ineos has 18 U.S. dealerships and a pair of stores in Canada. The upstart automaker is looking to add to its dealership count in 2024......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

EU says Apple violated app developers’ rights, could be fined 10% of revenue

EU: Apple fees and rules stop devs from steering users to other sales channels. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images ) The European Commission today said it found that Apple is violating the Digital Markets Act (D.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Update to wireless CarPlay for under $100 [20% off]

Do wireless CarPlay adapters actually work? In 2017, I bought a Honda Civic that came with wired Apple CarPlay. I really wanted wireless CarPlay in the Civic, but replacing its entertainment system at the time seemed like overkill. Fortunately, there.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

They’re not quite AirPods Max 2, but they’re unique …

Keeping up with what’s new from Apple’s accessory store always fascinates me. The latest is one of the more interesting grab bags in recent memory. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

California lawmakers reject proposal to curb well-drilling where nearby wells could run dry

Over the past several years, California's water managers have seen a pattern emerge in farming areas of the Central Valley: Even as declining groundwater levels have left thousands of residents with dry wells and caused the ground to sink, counties h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

EU says Apple anti-steering rules in breach of DMA, officially investigating Core Technology Fee terms

The European Commission has formally announced today its preliminary view that Apple is in breach of the Digital Markets Act, surrounding App Store anti-steering rules. Additionally, the commission is also officially investigating Apple’s ‘al.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Arch-rivals Apple and Meta reportedly discuss AI partnership for iOS 18

Apple and Meta (nee Facebook) have never been the best of friends, and that relationship has only soured in recent years as the tech giants clash on issues of privacy, app store policy, and much more. Respective CEOs Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg have.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

Internet Archive forced to remove 500,000 books after publishers’ court win

Internet Archive fans beg publishers to stop emptying the open library. Enlarge (credit: Tim Macpherson | Image Source) As a result of book publishers successfully suing the Internet Archive (IA) last year, the free onli.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

CDK Global hackers demand tens of millions in ransom to end dealership outage, report says

CDK is planning to make the payment, a source with knowledge of the situation told Bloomberg. The hacking group behind the attack is believed to be based in eastern Europe, the source said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

CDK shutdown forces dealer Damon Lester to flex payroll system, divert leads off website

Since Damon Lester's Nissan dealership uses CDK software to track employee hours worked, calculating the biweekly payroll set to be paid the week of June 24 will require a pivot, he said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024